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ktvu channel 2 news. >>> this morning president obama is traveling to a factory in ashville, north carolina to rally support for the economic proposals he unvailed in his state of the union address. coming up at 5:15 the one area where president obama says country needs invest immediately to put people back to work. >>> let's check in with sal. two very serious crashes. sal, where are they? >> first one is southbound 101 dave and pam. southbound 101 near caesar chavez. i want to put it on the maps for you. southbound 101 traffic is going to be busy as you leave san francisco. i have been looking at my san francisco camera it's so early we don't have a big backup on 101. it's one of the things if there is any good news at all coming from this it's not happening later in the commute. i want to move the maps over to 680. same thing there. an accident blocking three lanes but since it is early, we don't have have a big backup yet and they are working hard to clear this crash. southbound on 680. let's go to live pictures. bay bridge toll plaza is still light. westbound coming into the c
said when president barack obama goes in the spring, he will bring an urgent peace making agenda. president barack obama has been criticized for not visiting israel during his first term but he did visit while he was running for president in 2008. president barack obama wills pay a visit to the west bank and to jordan. >>> and they have killed and captured antolin garcia-torres. he is expected to go on trial because of the disappearance of sierra lemar. he also attempted to kidnap three went from grocery stores back in 2009. >>> time now 5:06, the rebound in technology in silicone valley, there were 42,000 new jobs created in santa clara as well as fremont and union city. san francisco created 18,000 jobs >> all right, pam, time now 5:06 this gets everybody moving. if you have to drive on the east shore, how is it looking out there? >> we are off to a good start, 80 westbound is looking good as you drive out to the mcarthur maze area and to the bay bridge toll plaza, there is not a lot going on, this is a look at westbound bay bridge and i think we are off to a nice start. if you
today to president barack obama's very emotional appeal for congress to vote on gun safety legislation. >> they deserve a vote. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords deserves a vote. the families of newtown connecticut deserve a vote. >> coming up, what the nra is saying about the president's appeal made during his state of the union address. >>> this morning it looks like texas governor rick perry is heading home from his tour empty handed. he spend the last few days trying to get companies to move to text at. he was featured saying texas is more business friendly. he didn't give any proof that he convinced any of them to move to texas. >> 5:07 is the time let's check back in with sal, power outages on treasure island. let's talk about it and we usually see the east shore this time but we can't see it. we went and switched out a camera to the one we can't see 880 and you can see the truck there kind of in the middle bottom of your screen and they are picking up the fog, thick fog at the bay bridge toll plaza and you can see it is blocking parts of the east shore freeway. so give you
and the bay area weather, stay tuned. . >>> time now 5:12, they released a photo of president barack obama shooting a gun. the president was asked recently if he had ever shot a gun and this picture shows that he has. >>> in just over two hours, president barack obama flies to the midwest taking his gun safety of proposals on the road. kyla campbell reports from our washington d.c. newsroom, this is the first time he is pushing his plan outside of washington, kyla? >> reporter: president barack obama's trip starts in minnesota and he will meet with city police and other law enforcement officials before giving a speech on his gun safety proposals. officials have been studying ways to reduce gun violence for years and it's his first stop to win support for his proposals and he wants to limit views on the side of those on capitol hill. >> president barack obama has not done a good job with his relationship with congress. he is putting external pressure on them. >> he. >> reporter: he is not the only one putting pressure on them. kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> east palo alto has
was hurt. >>> today at the white house president obama will award citizens medals to the six adults killed in the newtown school shooting. the white house says the six educators who lost their lives dedicated themselves to their students and their community. 20 children were also killed in that mass shooting on december 14th. a dozen other americans were will be awarded the presidential citizens medal at the white house today. >>> senate republicans successfully blocked a vote on president obama's nominee for secretary of defense chuck hagel. coming up at 5:15 what that means for lee john panetta. yesterday was supposed to be his last day on the job. >>> time now 5:05. there is a new investigation at the california department of park and recreation maintained a hidden cash surplus for more than 20 years. that is longer than earlier reports. investigation by the california state auditor tracked the surplus that goes back to 1993. last july a $20 million hidden cash surplus at that agency was found. it came at the same time the department was moving to close down 70 state parks because of bu
recovering. >>> time is 5:05. later today president obama will lead the farewell ceremonies for outgoing defense secretary lee crop panetta -- for leon panetta. his nominee for cia director john bener faced pretty tough questioning. coming up what brenham had to say about the cia use of water boarding. >>> 5:05 is the time right now. the roads are a bit wet. you need to take your time. >> yeah. when i was driving in i had to use the windshield wipers. steve will let you know more about that. i will let you know there have been a couple solo spinouts as people may have been driving too fast for the conditions. this is a look at 80 westbound. there are no major problems here as you continue down to the maze and that area. also the morning commute looks pretty good if you are driving on 80 westbound. it's a nice looking drive to the bay bridge toll plaza and beyond into san francisco. and the morning drive on the nimitz freeway looks good from hayward to fremont. not a bad drive at all. you see 13 minutes later on in the morning i think it will be a lot more than that. this might be your op
for the passengers. >>> president obama will award the medal of honor to an army staff sergeant. clinton romesha is being known for his bravery. during a 13 hour fire fight eight american soldiers were killed. even after being wounded he went back into battle and recovered the bodies of fellow soldier. >>> thousands expected at a memorial service in texas for chris kyle. a decorated former navy seal and author of a navy seal. >>> ? just a few hours vice president joe biden will meet with lawmakers and police to talk about gun violence. as kyla campbell reports they are being reassured by their own party. kyla. >> reporter: yeah. pennsylvania democratic senator bob casey sent this letter to the white house just last night surging the -- urging the president. meanwhile vice president joe biden is meeting with police and lawmakers from the philadelphia area this morning at 8:00 a.m. pacific. this round table is one of several that the white house is try toggle rally police reports. proposals include a ban on assault weapons. and background checks for all gun sales. any new gun laws would have to pa
that drives this country forward. >> following the state of the union address, president barack obama will travel to three different communities. the president will go to ashville north carolina on friday. >>> senator marco rubio will deliver a speech immediately after the president. senator marco rubio will deliver his address in both english and spanish and seen as another effort to attract latino voters. senator marco rubio is routinely mentioned as a possible presidential candidate in 2016. >>> they are holding a watch party for the state of the union address and it is being held in dunn hall at 6:00 p.m. and professors will hold an announcement after the speech. you can watch it right here at 6:00 and at 7:30 we will break down the president's speech and gop response with our political colleagues. >> i just got off the phone with pg&e and they say about 1,000 customers are without power in the redwood heights area in oakland and this power will be out until 8:00. i just got off the phone with a representative and that's what they told us. about 1,000 people are without power and
weather. >>> will president barack obama speak out on proposition 8 same- sex marriage, what president barack obama will do soon as supreme court gets ready to hear proposition 8. >>> and her death shocked the community, what is happening now with the man accused of shooting and killing a city girl. >>> a tent city is set up and we will tell you what the city plans on doing about it when the morning news continues. here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ♪ the one and only, cheerios . >>> welcome back, this is thursday february 21st, i am dave clark. >>> and i am pam cook, i was surprised it was not that bad. >> yes, we have low clouds, very breezy along the coast, gusty to mind and a system is clipping the sierra nevada for some light snow showers, here is sal. >>> good morning, traffic is moving well on the golden gate bridge, and there are no major problems and we have clear visibility on the span. 5:30 let's go back to dave and pam. >>> there are new concerns about homeless camp happens in s
to expect to wait an extra hour and the obama ad minute station -- the obama administration warns it will make these areas less secure. >> i don't think we can maintain security with sequester. i am not here to scare people, i am here to inform. >> reporter: they are warning wait times could affect the local economy and i will explain when i see you next. kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> a third suspect is said to make his first court appearance this afternoon. police arrested carlos ruiz on friday. he and two other suspects are accused of the deadly shooting in 2010. they believed the killing was tied to san jose's violent street gangs. they violated several businesses and police released this photo of the suspect and they believe it caused $10,000 worth of damage and police are asking anybody with information to call them. >>> california drivers may be paying the highest gasoline taxes if a state gas tax is approved. right now they had an exercised gas on taxes and they will consider increasing that by 3.5 cents per gallon. the excised gas is used to pay for transp
house who threatened him saying he would regret blaming president barack obama for the quest tracing -- quest tracing. -- sequestering over the spending cuts. that generated an e-mail from the white house. >> it makes me very uncomfortable to have the white house telling reporters you are going to regret doing something you believe in. >> white house issued a statement saying no threat was intended in that e-mail. it was suggested that he would regret his statement about the sequester because it was not accurate. >>> across the board federal spending cuts are due to kick in and the senate is rivalling to replace the cuts. the likely result of the senate vote and what president barack obama is doing to try to resolve the issue. >>> they are looking for people to nip east oakland. it happened near brook dale park. the three people who were hit are expected to survive. but the driver also hit a house. >> there were three girls laying on the grass. the ambulance was dealing with them and it was crazy. >> police believe the suspect was driving a stolen car and anybody with information is
:06, president obama now reaching out to republican congressional leaders talking about the automatic budget cuts due to kick in just one week from today. now the president called house speaker john boehner and senate minority leader mcconnell. coming up, the new budget plan proposed by senate democrats and the impact here in california if the across the board spending cuts take effect. >> oakland mayor will be hosting a big party later this morning. it will be a colorful parade of boats and kayaks out there celebrating the reopening of a 750-foot section of the lake merritt channel. those boats will be sailing from the channel into the lake for the first time in 140 years. this is the first of a series of projects to reconnect lake merritt to the oakland and san francisco bay. >> we'll check pack in for a look at the friday morning commute. >> i like the way you said that. thank you very much. good morning to you both. the traffic is looking good. we have had a little bit of road work here and there but it hasn't been major. sometimes on fridays we have lighter conditions. we're hoping that happ
barack obama and ms. obama. there is about 3,000 people expected at the 61st annual prayer breakfast. vice-president joseph biden is there as well and after this breakfast, vice-president joseph biden will be joining house democrats in their annual retreat. yesterday, he was with senate democrats at their retreat. >>> john brennan head of cia faces a questioning today. he worked for the cia for 25 years and senators want to question brennan about several cia activities from water boarding to the use of armed drone strikes on suspected terrorists. >>> in the meantime they are broadcasting this video saying it is extracted from a spy drone captured in 2011. coming up what iran says the video shows. >>> sal, you have the east shore ready for traffic? >> yes we do, we are looking at it dave, pam, once again, we are driving through and it is not all that bad although it is getting busier as we drive into richmond and berkeley, this moment the bay bridge is looking good with no major problems and usually 45 minutes from now we start seeing the first lines and we are looking out for that as
will show you the damage. >>> president barack obama will speak from the white house in just a few hours, it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. . >>> well, good morning, thank you for waking up to a brand- new day with us, how is the weather, steve? >>> we are going to get a lot of cold air and it is still on the way, it is in advance of the system and it is going to be a very cold day, upper 40s and 50s and a possibility of thunderstorms, here is sal. >>> good morning, traffic is going to be slow in some areas and the weather will play a role, you can see traffic is busy and also this morning we are looking at 880 westbound and traffic is moving along nicely. let's go back to the desk. >>> as steve mentioned, it could create a rainy commute for many of you, alex savage is covering the dramatic change in weather following a very nice three-day weekend, alex? >> reporter: it really was, it was a beautiful comfortable three-day weekend in the bay area and it is a true weather system that has moved into the bay area right now. as you can see the rain has sort of tapered off an
of the night first lady michelle obama made a live appearance from the white house. >> and the oscar goes to. argo. >> reporter: the film set during the iranian hostage crisis was also recognized for editing and adeptive screen play. >> i thank everybody who did anything with this movie. i want to thank canada. i want to thank our friends in iran. >>> lest midst real won too. adel performed sky fall which won for best song. life of pi took home four oscars. the most of any film including best director for lee. daniel day lewis became the first to win three times in the leading actor. >> since we got married my wife has lived with very strange men. >>> you guys are just standing up because you feel bad i fell and that is really embarrassing but thank you. >> reporter: quintin's django unchained took home two oscars. back here live. that is the second time she has won for best supporting actor. now back to you in the studio. >> thank you, paul for that update. quite a lot of moments. >> yeah a lot of moments. >>> time now 5:07. we have a moment with sal right now. you ready to get the folks wh
about the affects of the auto spending cuts scheduled to take affect march 1st. president barack obama is calling on congress to avoid the deal to make the quester cuts. coming up week -- second quester -- second quester -- quester cuts. sal, you are checking the east bay too. >>> they are blowing a lot of the win away and visibility will not be a problem for motorcyclist people, in fact i am looking at my off screen and i can see all of the traffic cameras on my one monitor and i do not see one traffic calm -- one bit of fog on my traffic cameras. looking at traffic there are no major problems and northbound on i-85, we are off to a good start, let's go to steve. >> clear skies, sal. >> yes, sir. >> blustery on the coast, especially on our way to see some spring training games and if it arrived over us, maybe about 4:00 or 5:00 instead of after sunset, we would have had more to work with but it gave us a wide variety and we said about a quarter to a half inch and that's exactly what fell. napa third of an inch, san francisco had almost a half inch of rain, quarter inch livermore, fa
vega, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> the proposal created by president barack obama is a backup plan incase congress fails to come up with a plan of their own. they publicked a leaked draft which includes a provision for a special new visa for illegal immigrants which will allow them to stay in the country while they wait for illegal status. >>> the president arrived in palm beach friday night and will go back to washington. he played golf with tiger woods and the two had met in the past but this was a first time they played golf together. >>> and with president's day come closures. and they are all in observancement ac transit will be on a sunday schedule and don't forget parking meters in san francisco will still be enforced. >> okay, 5:38 is the time, he said he is starting at the toll plaza and my prediction is empty. >> pam, you are a very good observer. you just don't tend to speed and chp does not have the day off. it is empty and it may even stay this way when it should not be on a monday. right now it is nice and light getting into san francisco. san francisco looks good inc
vice president joe biden will talk to attorneys general from around the country about obama's idea to reduce gun violence. he's been meeting with people around the nation to reduce gun violence. this morning he will be speaking at a meeting of associations of attorneys general. later today the vice president will meet with new york city mayor michael bloomberg happen he's an outspoken supporter of gun control. >>> happening right now house minority leader nancy pelosi along with representatives from the congressional black, hispanic, and asian pacific caucus. today the supreme court is taking a look at whether the 1965 law is constitutional. her colleagues say it's important to continue protecting the right to vote for all americans. >>> time is 5:47. the coast guard has called off that search for a sailboat off monterey coast. searchers say they covered an area about the size of west virginia. searching for that boat. there has been no sign of a couple and two young children who were said to be abandoning their sailboat. the coast guard says radio call went out on sunday saying th
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